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Beefing Up Security: Metaphors from Down on the Farm
A recent headline from the CNN online news website read: “U.S. to beef up missile defense against North Korea, Iran” (By Chris Lawrence, CNN, http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/15/us/north-korea-missile-defense/index.html). Newly confirmed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel expressed concerns over U.S. security after a series of alarming missile launches by the North Koreans and the increasing possibility of Iran developing…